Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 1:11pm
An open house for the +Impact Studio was held in the Ross School of Business Friday.

The Ross School of Business hosted an open house for its +Impact Studio, the latest installment of their Business+Impact initiative, this Friday. Located on the second floor of the Executive Learning and Conference Center, the +Impact Studio space is designed to be a collaborative space for cross-campus problem solving and home to a +Impact Studio Course. 

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 10:10am
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Ann Arbor rent has skyrocketed in the last year, according to recent reports. And while the cost of living in the city continues to rise, local businesses are having trouble filling positions and keeping employees, as some residents feel unable to keep up with the rapidly increasing rent rate.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 8:58pm
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In new data published by the Center for the Study of Education Policy at Illinois State University, Michigan ranked 44th nationally in per-resident support of higher education for the fiscal year 2019. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 8:05pm
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a ban that will stop the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and other nicotine vaping products.

On Sept. 4, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a ban that will stop the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and other nicotine vaping products. The ban also prohibits marketing vaping as “clean,” “safe” or “healthy.” 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 7:02pm
The Thomas More Law Center, an Ann Arbor-based public interest law firm, represents the state of Tennessee’s general assembly in a case opposing the federal government’s refugee resettlement efforts

An Ann Arbor-based public interest law firm, the Thomas More Law Center, along with Caledonia-based Bursch Law PLLC, has been representing the state of Tennessee’s general assembly in a case opposing the federal government’s refugee resettlement efforts since 2016. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 6:22pm
Researchers discuss their work with attendees at the Rackham Symposium: State of the Graduate School conference Wednesday evening.

Michael Solomon, dean of Rackham Graduate School, hosted a talk on rethinking graduate education Wednesday afternoon. About 200 community members, including graduate faculty and staff attended the event.  

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 7:55pm
Stephen Hadley, Former National Security Advisor, speaks about the necessity of diplomacy at the Diplomacy in a New Transatlantic Era discussion at Weill Hall Friday.

An audience of 150 gathered Friday afternoon in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Ford School of Public Policy for a talk titled “Diplomacy in a New Transatlantic Era.” The event featured a conversation between former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley; former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Daniel Fried; and President and CEO of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Liz Schrayer.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 7:10pm
Protesters waiting outside for several detained students to be released by UMPD after a sit-in protesting the University's climate policy in the Fleming Administration Building in March.

Six demonstrators who were charged with trespassing during a sit-in at the Fleming Administration Building following the March Climate Strike appeared in court for their pretrial hearing Friday morning. The hearing was meant to simplify the facts of the case and discuss the evidence presented before Oct. 10, when the official motion is scheduled to take place. 

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 3:59pm
Leah Skylar, chair of the Young Democrats of Michigan, speaks during the sit-in at Rep. Debbie Dingell's Ypsilanti office as part of the Sunrise Movement's action to demand Dingell support the Green New Deal in Ypsilanti Friday afternoon.

Students and activists of the Sunrise Movement held a sit-in at the Ypsilanti office of U.S. Rep Debbie Dingell, D-Mich, where they shared stories, sang, chanted and expressed their concerns about the impact of climate change to her staffers present in the office, occupying the space past business hours. 

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 3:28pm
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., played a part in working with other Michigan politicians to obtain a $7.5 million federal grant towards the state’s mobility sector.

Michigan politicians announced a $7.5 million federal grant toward the state’s mobility sector on Thursday. The grant will fund research, development and testing of self-driving technologies. 

U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Gary Peters, D-Mich., and U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Ann Arbor, procured the grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The research and development will take place at the University’s Mcity autonomous vehicle testing site, the American Center for Mobility and in the city of Detroit.